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ChatBlocker

Type of Program: Parental Control
Supported Platforms: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
Company Name: ExploreAnywhere Software, LLC
Version: 1.6
Price: $29.99
Installed Size: 1400k

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First off when you do the install you are allowed to either do a "Administrator" type install or a "Stealth/Hidden" install.

Administrator
This will install ChatBlocker with all shortcuts on  the Start Menu, as well as all help files and  documentation. New users should choose this!

Stealth/Hidden
This will install ChatBlocker without any Start Menu shortcuts or help/documentation files. Advanced users should choose this!

You are also given the option of having an uninstaller installed.

Lets take a look at these install options. These are exactly the options the want for this type of program depending on how you are going to use it. The next one is just right too. To use the program you must make and use a password.

The trial version of ChatBlocker will only run for 30 minutes (in blocking mode). Once the 30 minutes are up, a dialog will appear explaining your session has timed out, and an optional "Buy Now " button.

When you go to setup the options in ChatBlocker this is what you will see:
General Options
Windows Startup

Run ChatBlocker on Windows startup for current user.
Run ChatBlocker on Windows startup for all users.
I do NOT want ChatBlocker to start up with Windows.

Runtime Settings

Run ChatBlocker in total stealth mode.
Start in Active Scheduling Mode.
Start in Active Chat Blocking Mode.

If it isn't apparent to you yet, let me tell you this a really well thought out program.

So then onto the time setup, the best way for me to explain it to you is to not do it and just show you this Screenshot.

In conclusion if you have read this far you are interested in this type of program. Then run don't walk and take a look at ChatBlocker. I'm sure you will find it is just what you have been looking for.

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Reviewed by The Wizard of Shareware


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